Chief Executive Officer

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For more information please contact Guy Chapple from WellPlayed on 0417 034 684 or via email above.

Company Name: 
Australian Golf Course Superintendents' Association
Position Type: 
Full Time

An exciting and diverse opportunity exists for a suitably experienced management professional to lead Australia’s pre-eminent sports turf management, education and research association.

The Australian Golf Course Superintendents’ Association (AGCSA) is the national body for golf course superintendents.  Comprising around 1,000 members from Australia, New Zealand and around the world, the AGCSA’s primary purpose is to represent and advance the interests of its members.

To fulfil this purpose, the AGCSA conducts Australia’s largest turf conference and trade show, produces a bi-monthly journal, provides education and training for its members and has a technical division that provides industry-leading independent analytical and consultancy services.

The AGCSA is now seeking a dynamic individual to take on the key management role of Chief Executive Officer.  The current priorities of the new CEO are:

  • Continuing to deliver services and support to AGCSA members;
  • Providing leadership, training and support to the AGCSA’s small and professional employment team;
  • Delivering a world-class ‘Australasian Turfgrass Conference and Trade Exhibition’ in conjunction with the New Zealand Golf Course Superintendents’ Association, to be held late June 2018 in Wellington;
  • Successfully executing the priorities as identified in the strategic plan; and
  • Contributing to build the Association’s financial performance and position.

To be successful with this appointment you will possess the following key performance attributes:

  • Demonstrated leadership and management of a high-performing and service-focused employment team;
  • Be commercially and strategically focused with financial management expertise;
  • Exhibit an in-depth knowledge of the golf or sports-turf industry; and
  • Experience with a member-based organisation or association that exists to deliver value to its members is desirable.

You will possess excellent organisational skills with a willingness and versatility to work collaboratively with the board, employment team, trade partners and industry stakeholders.  Also, you will be a friendly, independent and motivated person with strong communication and personal skills that match the Association’s culture.  

A flexible approach to combine work from the Association’s headquarters, in south-east Melbourne with regular intrastate, interstate travel and some international travel is required.  

An attractive remuneration package will be offered commensurate with the role.

Applications are being managed by WellPlayed Golf Business Consultancy and close Friday 28 July for immediate commencement.

Please e-mail your application, including an explanation of how your skills and experience satisfy the key performance attributes, to

For more information please contact Guy Chapple from WellPlayed on 0417 034 684 or via email as referenced.

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